Hyderabadi Fish Curry

Hyderabdi nawab recipe goes with rice and rotis.

Category : Seafood
Rating :
Total Votes : 3
Contributed By: Pavanciri
Serving :4
Cooking Time : 30 mns
Cusine Type : South Indian


Pomfret or large fish 500gms

Gingelly seeds (till) 20 gms

Cumin 10 gms

Coriander(dhania) 20gms

Dry coconut 1/2

Onions 250 gms

Curry leaves a few sprigs

Tamarind 30 gms

Ground nut oil 50 ml

Red chillies 3

Asafoetida a pinch

Coriander leaves a few sprigs

Salt to taste


1. Clean and cut fish into slices.
2. Fry onion in oil
3. Roast coriander seeds red chilles cumin gingelly (till) and grated coconut.
4. Grind masala with the onion to a thick paste.
5. Soak tamrind in hot water. Squeeze out pulp.
6. Heat oil. Add ground paste.
7. Remove pan from fire add ground paste.
8. Return to fire fry well.
9. Add tamrind pulp and salt. Cook for 10minutes.
10. Add sliced piece of fish.
11. Cook till fish is done.
12. Serve garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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